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Ingredients :

3 cups plain flour
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons salt
8-9 cloves crushed garlic (sautee the garlic in a little olive oil)
A few sprigs of oregano
1 cup water
25g fresh yeast (or 12.5g dry yeast)
2 teaspoons sugar
Parmesan cheese to sprinkle

Method :

  • Make the water luke warm, and add sugar and yeast in it.
  • Keep aside for 6 to 7 minutes, the yeast will appear frothy.
  • Mix the salt and oil in the flour.
  • Make a soft dough, using the yeast liquid.
  • Knead the dough thoroughly till smooth and elastic.
  • Keep aside for 1 hour, covering it with a plastic sheet.
  • When the rises to double its size, punch it back to the original size.
  • Add half the sauteed garlic and herbs into the dough. Mix well.
  • On a greased baking tin, shape it into medium sized balls and arrange in a circular manner, or as desired.
  • Leave to rise for 45 minutes.
  • Pre-heat oven at 180C and bake for approximately 20-25 minutes, and just as its turning into a golden brown colour, smear butter on top, and add the rest of the sauteed garlic on top and sprinkle the parmesan over, then bake for approx. 2-3 minutes more on 200C.
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